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West Atlantic open positions

At West Atlantic, we are always looking for skilled and professional colleagues. Below is a list of open positions waiting for your application. Please read our privacy policy before sending in your application.

Open positions

Location
Application deadline

Flight Operation & Crew Training Administrator

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
03/08/2020

We are looking for a structured Flight Operation & Crew Training Administrator based at our HQ Malmö -Sturup, Sweden

Role Summary

Provide effective & efficient assistance, support and advice within Flight Operations and Crew Training for the West Atlantic Sweden BAe ATP / CRJ / B737-800NG / B767-200 operation.

Responsibilities

Assist in Flight Operations and Crew Training Department with the following:                       

  • Admin tasks for the daily flight operations environment
  • Participate in admin tasks for the training department
  • Compliance inspections and finding closures
  • Project Planning
  • Dealing with manuals and checklists
  • Manage EFB contents
  • Crew uniforms

 Academic/Educational Requirements

  •  Aviation background

 Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:  

  • Extensive knowledge of either BAe ATP /CRJ / B737 / B767 operations
  • Knowledge of the West Atlantic product is desirable
  • Previous work experience on EFB platforms. Windows or IOS based
  • Up to date knowledge of Flight Operations and training matters
  • Proven ability to work under pressure
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal) in Swedish and English
  • Above standard abilities in Office 365
  • Driving License

 Please apply via www.westatlantic.eu, click on "join our team". The application shall include a CV and a personal letter.

Due date for your application is 2020-08-23 

Do not wait to submit your application, selection and interview will be conducted continuously. We are looking forward to you hear from you.


Questions regarding the position may be addressed to the Director Flight Operation Mark Smallenbroek via email:

Mark.Smallenbroek@westatlantic.eu

 

 


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Station Controller EDI and ABZ Royal Mail Hubs

Location:
Application deadline:
02/08/2020

Position Type: Permanent Full-Time
Department: P145 – EDI and ABZ line stations
Location: EDI
Working hours: Mon – Fri, 40 hrs per week
Salary: £60,000
Responsible to: Line Maintenance Manager


Role Summary

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at EDI and ABZ Royal Mail Hubs, that meet the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner. Responsible, with the support of the line maintenance manager for ensuring the relevant line shift work at EDI is planned and carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards set by the MOE and operators CAME.


Responsibilities


Responsible for delegating the allocated work on the line at EDI/ABZ; in consultation with the planning department,LMC and line maintenance manager.
Plan, distribute and supervise workload to day and night shift rostered staff. Ensure all work is completed. Report any discrepancies/incomplete work to line maintenance manager/planning departments and LMC. Responsible for informing the airline and LMC of the state of the aircraft, and inform them of any delays/disruptions
Responsible for arranging day and night shift man power to meet any incoming/departing aircraft, and assisting LMC and line maintenance manager with night shift rostering as required to ensure the needs of EDI/ABZ operation are met.
Ensure any delay reports are competed on the company’s cloud reporting system.
Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.
Support the implementation and maintenance of the company policies.
Ensure all work is carried out safely and educate and supervise engineering staff in safe methods of working.
Support the organisation with the development of safe means of working.
Ensure company logistics and work pack control system is completed correctly for all work carried out by the engineers.
Report any deficiencies to Line Maintenance Manager/Logistics as required.#
Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics regarding estimated/required delivery times. Ensure tools and equipment are treated correctly, and are stored in the correct locations
Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE and local station procedures.
Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times. Report any building/facilities defects to Line Maintenance Manager.
Ensures that any spares moved via COMAT are controlled and associated line stations are informed.
Ensures any stock replenishment items are received and located correctly on the company’s Envision system.
Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position.
Responsible for ensuring approving any annual leave requested by EDI and ABZ engineering staff and responsible alongside the P145 administrator to ensure any leave is covered with correctly approved and capable staff


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Technical Records Officer

Location:
East Midlands Airport
Application deadline:
23/07/2020

Position Type:            Fixed Term , Full-Time - Maternity Cover 

Start/End:                  Start ASAP - 12 month Contract

Work Pattern             Monday to Friday

Department:              Technical Records Part M

Location:                    East Midlands Airport 

Responsible to:          Technical Records Manager 

Role Summary

To support an increasing fleet by maintaining the company technical records system in accordance with company and regulatory procedures.

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Responsibilities

    • Daily entry of aircraft flight times along with defect and rectification actions
    • Production of utilisation reports as necessary
    • Review of completed aircraft maintenance documentation for compliance with regulatory guidelines
    • Entry of completed aircraft maintenance documentation
    • Scanning of completed paperwork
    • Monitor status of work orders, ensuring completion as planned and swift return of completed documentation
    • Liaise with contracted maintenance providers to ensure missing documentation is returned to the airline within company documented timescales
    • Updating of Aircraft and engine log books with flight time and maintenance summaries
    • Monitor aircraft maintenance life and remaining component life liaising with maintenance planning where necessary
    • Update and monitor major assembly component life

Required Skills/Experience

  • Previous experience in a technical records role desirable
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience with an industry recognised software system is advantageous
  • Team player with ability to work using own initiative when necessary
  • Demonstrable communication skills, both written and verbal

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Salary and Benefits

£22,000 – 25,000

Pension Scheme

Working within an expanding Company, there is potential for this to become a permanent position upon completion.

 

 


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Milou Frohn

Pilot

I’ve always loved to fly and to be able to do that for a living and see so much of the world is fantastic. The most important thing is having a great company behind us, always helping me to develop and providing all the support I need.

Lukas Biörnsen

Technical administration

West Atlantic is a great employer and take a real interest in my development and work life balance. The administrative side of the company is a really important part of our operation and I’m glad my role plays an important part in making sure our aircraft deliver on time.

Sandra Hellgren

Airplane Maintenance

I take great pride in my role in keeping our fleet in the air, every minute on the ground is time that we can’t help our customers. Getting our aircraft up and running again safely is what I enjoy the most.
 

Loading activities at EMA

Photo: Rob Edson, Ground Operations Manager, UK

 

Inflight to Svalbard

Photo: Jonas Holmberg, First Officer CRJ

 

First Boeing 737-800 arrives at EMA

Photo: Unknown

 

Team spirit in cockpit

Photo: Bertrand Pouderoux, Captain ATP

 

Safety training

Photo: Alastair Yardy, First Officer 737

 

Maintenance in Malmö

Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician

 

Celebrating a new contract

Photo: Nigel Hiorns, Managing Director and AM, UK

 

767 In the Hangar

Photo: Michelle Plunkett, 767 Engineer

 

On the flight deck

Photo: Elliot Longly, First Officer ATP

 

737 on ground

Photo: Charles Cleves, VP Sales

 

Office life

Photo: Aleksandra Rashid, Finance Controller - Maintenance

 

View from cockpit

Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician

 

New ATP-Pilots

Photo: Maarten & Eddy, First Officers ATP

 

First Boeing 737-800 water salute

Photo: Unknown

 

Svalbard

Photo: Thomas Holm, Captain CRJ

 

Loading B-767

Photo: Graeme Pryke, Captain 767

 

Morning view in ATP cockpit

Photo: Carl Klein, First Officer ATP

 

737-800 Line up in Liege

Photo: Christian Vanguers, Mechanic

 

737 Approach in Jersey

Photo: Tom Masterman

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